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Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, AQI increases to 355

The overall Air Quality Index increased from 332 on Friday to 355 today in the national capital. 

Nov 20, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

Delhi’s air quality remains in 'very poor' category for fifth straight day, AQI stands at 362

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national capital reduced from 379 from Wednesday to 362 today.

Nov 18, 2021, 07:13 AM IST

Delhi-Ghaziabad-Noida still in 'very poor' AQI category

The city recorded its air quality index at 389 at 9 am. It had slipped into the severe zone on Tuesday and was recorded at 403 at 4 pm.

Nov 17, 2021, 21:12 PM IST

WFH for a week, possible lockdown: SC raps Centre, states for pollution woes in Delhi, top points

The Supreme Court sought an action plan from the Centre and state governments within 24 hours, detailing steps taken by task forces to stop air pollution caused by vehicular traffic, construction work, stubble burning, power plants, etc.

Nov 15, 2021, 13:46 PM IST

Schools to be shut, govt offices to work from home: CM Arvind Kejriwal announces steps to check Delhi pollution

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said, “for a week from Monday onwards, schools will be physically closed; to continue virtually so that children don't have to breathe polluted air.”

Nov 13, 2021, 18:20 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: Pollution scam? Whom to blame for weather menace in India? Read here

Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Friday (November 12) discussed the worsening of the Air Quality Index of Delhi, Noida and nearby regions as the cities recorded severe air quality on six of the last eight days after Diwali.

Nov 12, 2021, 23:56 PM IST

Delhi's air quality turns 'very poor' as smog engulfs the national capital

The longer duration of this year's smog despite relatively windier local conditions might be due to a lack of pollution control measures in the city.

Nov 12, 2021, 08:43 AM IST

Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'severe' category with AQI of 436

According to System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR), Delhi's overall air quality continues to remain 'severe' with Air Quality Index (AQI) standing at 436. 

Nov 07, 2021, 07:39 AM IST

Higher wind speed lowers pollution level in Delhi, air quality improves slightly

The national capital's AQI slipped to the 'severe' category on Thursday night and continued its upward trend to reach 462 at noon on Friday.

Nov 06, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

China also going through a 'Smog' post Diwali, visibility deteriorates in Beijing

Beijing has issued its first heavy pollution alert for the fall and winter and directed the suspension of some outdoor construction, factory operations and outdoor school activities.

Nov 06, 2021, 10:14 AM IST

Delhi’s air quality continues to remain in ‘severe’ zone with AQI standing at 533

“Delhi's overall air quality continues to be in 'severe' category, with overall air quality index (AQI) standing at 533,” informed System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting & Research. 

Nov 06, 2021, 08:13 AM IST

Delhi's AQI level dangerous for elderly, vulnerable for COVID recovered patients, says expert

"People who recovered from COVID are vulnerable to this (air pollution). Of this group, a lot of them got residue lung problems from minor to major. The toxic gases and particles affect the lungs directly," Dr Seth said. 

Nov 06, 2021, 06:34 AM IST

Delhi’s air turned severely polluted after Diwali

Although Delhi recorded the lowest level of pollution in October this year, the AQI has been deteriorating in the last three days due to firecrackers and an increase in stubble burning.

Nov 05, 2021, 19:58 PM IST

Diwali celebrations leave Delhiites gasping for breath, data shows AQI shot up every year

The bursting of firecrackers on the occasion of Diwali impacted the air quality severely and led to low visibility in the national capital on Friday morning.

Nov 05, 2021, 15:05 PM IST

Delhi residents beware! Pollution has started increasing, warns CM Kejriwal as air quality index reaches 171

"Pollution has started increasing. 09 Oct- AQI - 171 (0 to 50 - Good, 51 to 100 - Satisfactory, 101 to 200 - Moderate) PM10 - 197 (0 to 50 - Good, 51 to 100 - Satisfactory, 101 to 250 - Moderate) PM2.5 - 69 (0 to 30 - Good, 31 to 60 - Satisfactory, 61 to 90 - Moderate)," Kejriwal tweeted. 

Oct 10, 2021, 07:11 AM IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal unveils 10-point action plan to combat air pollution in winters

“We implemented graded response action plan in Delhi. We've formed 75 teams under anti dust campaign to review situation&penalise those flouting guidelines. We are studying impact of Delhi's smog tower and if result is good, then more towers will be installed,” said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. 

Oct 04, 2021, 13:08 PM IST

Darkness during daytime in the capital Delhi

Due to the smog, there was darkness on the streets of the capital Delhi, due to which the vehicles had to light the headlight even during the day.

Oct 24, 2020, 16:04 PM IST

Leonardo DiCaprio posts about 'unsafe' air in Delhi

He took to Instagram to share the post with his 37.9 million followers.

Nov 19, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

Manoj Tiwari attacks Arvind Kejriwal over spike in Delhi air pollution

On Saturday, the AQI docked at 472 with PM 2.5 levels at 322 and PM 10 levels at 487 at 8:30 in the morning, said SAFAR.

Nov 16, 2019, 14:35 PM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 3rd November 2019

This is a special segment of 5W1H by Zee News which brings to you news with the research and latest updates. Watch this video to know more.

Nov 03, 2019, 17:40 PM IST